BOTANICAL NAME: Origanum majorana
DESCRIPTION:Related to oregano, with similar leaves and size, but much sweeter more complex flavor and enchanting fragrance. Besides using in stews and sauces, try a bouquet to freshen the air. Easy to grow and deer-proof-good for containers, along walks, or landscaping. Drought-resistant, don't overwater.
GROW BIOINTENSIVEŽ CULTURAL INFORMATION:
Perennial/Zones 5-9/Annual Zones 2-4/Height 1'/Spacing 8"
WHEN TO PLANT: indoors, or summer
GERMINATION DAYS: 14-21
PLANTING DEPTH: very shallow
SEEDS PER PACKET: 300
SEED CODE: C
DAYS TO MATURITY :
GROWING INSTRUCTIONS: Start seeds in flats in early Spring or indoors in winter, in a warm sunny place. Do not overwater. Transplant 12" apart in a garden area with full sun and excellent drainage. Slow to mature but should flower in the summer. To encourage new, bushy growth, cut it back before flowering. Can be grown indoors in a sunny spot.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION : Bee Friendly
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